Canada Data Breach Law To Be Updated, May Impose Fines.

Canada has introduced a bill that, if passed, would amend the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act by making data breach notifications mandatory.  It looks like safe harbor is not being given specifically for the use of security solutions such as AlertBoot’s managed disk encryption software.  Nevertheless, safety may be found in the language that, […] read more

Medical Laptop Encryption: Canadian Health Authority Finds Out "Certain Security Measures" Not Followed.

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority announced that there was a data breach at their Health Sciences Centre.  A laptop with patient data for 322 people was stolen.  The type of information that was stolen was not detailed, but breach notification letters were sent and the police have been called to investigate the theft.  Unlike HIPAA […] read more